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Word Problem Math

11/19/12

1,000 cars in the parking lot are surveyed and the average or mean mileage is 30,000 on those cars. If the standard deviation is 5,000, how many cars would fall

1,000 cars in the parking lot are surveyed and the average or mean mileage is 30,000 on those cars. If the standard deviation is 5,000, how many cars would fall in the range of mileage of 25,000 to... more
Word Problem Math Question

11/19/12

can someone help me with a homework problem?

A pond is being dug according to plans that have a scale of 1 in= 6.5 ft the maximum distance across the pond is 9.75 inches on the plans. what will be the actual maximum distance across the pond?
Word Problem

11/18/12

How to solve this word problem with an equation?

During an evening out, Dean paid a cab driver $20. He then spent $25 on dinner and half of his remaining money on a painting. He brought an umbrella fro $23.75 and had $42.15 left. How much money... more
Word Problem Math Science

11/18/12

need help with science

a police officer is chasing a purse snacher down a street the thief starts 9 meters ahead of officer and can run 20meters in 4 seconds the police offocer can run 32 meters in 4 seconds how long... more
Word Problem Inequalities

11/13/12

The cheerleaders are making a rectangular banner for a football game. The length of the banner is 30ft. The cheerleaders can use no more than 96 ft of trim arou

The cheerleaders are making a rectangular banner for a football game. The length of the banner is 30ft. The cheerleaders can use no more than 96 ft of trim around the outside of the banner. Whst... more
Word Problem

11/09/12

An ad for steel-belted radial tiers promises 18% better gas mileage. Tom's SUV has gotten 20.5 miles per gallon in the past.

what mileage can he expect after the new tire installed
Word Problem

11/07/12

word problem

At a pet hotel there are nightly loding rates. For small dogs $21, $26 for medium dogs, $31 for large dogs, and $14 for cats.  One night there were 31 guest.  The guest included twice as many... more
Word Problem Math Question

11/05/12

How to write it out in Expression with parentheses

Challenge:  Allison buys 16 treats for her pet bird and 8 treats for her fish.  Hansen buys 6 treats for his pet cat and 14 treats are packd in each of 4 containers.  How many more treats does... more
Word Problem Algebra Help

11/02/12

When will the hare catch the tortoise?

a hare runs 50 ft/sec and a tortoise who is 1000 ft ahead of the hare runs 0.25 ft/sec. Assuming they both start at time t=0, what will be the value of t when the hare finally catches up?
Word Problem

11/01/12

How many pints can bottle A hold when full?

Bottle A is four-fifths full of water. Bottle B will hold 16 pints of water. When the contents of bottle A are poured into bottle B , bottle B is three-fourths full of water. How many pints does... more
Word Problem

11/01/12

A is half of B and B is half of C. If the average of A,B,C, is 70, find the value of A.

A is half of B and B is half of C. If the average of A,B, and C is 70, find the value of A.  
Word Problem

11/01/12

I have a algebra homework question i cant figure out.

a square and rectangle both with equal area. one side of the rectangle is 3 ft shorter than the square and the other side is 4 ft longer than the square. find the length of one side of the rectangle
Word Problem

11/01/12

i need help with a word problem

my word problem is the only one i have not been able to answer. It reads- A square and a rectangle have the same area. One side of the rectangle is 3 feet shorter than the square while the other... more
Word Problem Alegbra

10/29/12

A machine in a soft drink bottling factory caps 3 bottles per second. How many bottles can it cap in 15 hours?

How do I solve this type of question?  
Word Problem Math

10/29/12

A privet jet flies the same distance in 6 hours that a commercial jet flies in two and a half hours. if the speed of the commercial jet was 75 mph less than thr

A privet jet flies the same distance in 6 hours that a commercial jet flies in two and a half hours. if the speed of the commercial jet was 75 mph less than three times the speed of the private... more
Word Problem Math

10/26/12

chiara has 3 balls more than francesca. marco has 7balls more than chiara. if there are 46 balls how many each of them?

chiara has 3 balls more than francesca. marco has 7balls more than chiara. if there are 46 balls how many each of them?
Word Problem Math

10/25/12

does from mean subtract

Victor is building a set of stairs. The board he is cutting to make the steps is 12 ft long. Each step is 3 1/2 feet long. How many complete steps can he make from th 12 ft board? Does the word... more
Word Problem Algebra

10/21/12

Lauren’s age is 2/3 of kylie’s age. Twelve years ago, Lauren’s age was half of Kylie’s age. How old is Lauren now?

Lauren’s age is 2/3 of kylie’s age. Twelve years ago, Lauren’s age was half of Kylie’s age. How old is Lauren now?
Word Problem Interest Rates

10/20/12

maturity value/ please help.........

May. 15, 2010, Leven Corp. negotiated a short-term loan of $703,000. The loan is due Oct. 13, 2010, and carries a 7.04% interest rate. Use ordinary interest to calculate the interest. What is the... more

10/17/12

a group of students washed cars to raise money... WORD PROBLEM

A group of students washed cars to raise money. The net amount A, in dollars, raised by washing K cars is given by the function A(K)=4K-30. If the group washed 15 cars, what is the net amount they... more
Word Problem Algebra

10/15/12

Leah is 6 years older than Sue. John is 5 years older than Leah. Total combined age is 41. How old is Sue?

What is the algebraic equation
Word Problem

10/04/12

How do you solve a problem dealing with miles and time, trying to creat a x and y chart??

For example: A girl was driving about 66 miles. She startd at 2:48 and she wanted to get to the airport about 4:00 pm. How long will it take her??

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